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Short sleeveless jacket with very deep cut front; dark purple velvet almost concealed by solid gold cord embroidery in highly conventionalized floral, cone and palm leaf design; gold and silver braid around edges; gold cord and coral bead buttons on side front edges; lined with printed cotton....

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alfred M. Tozzer

Anatolian or Turkish, 19th–early 20th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

30.5 cm (12 in.)

Accession Number

51.686

Medium or Technique

Metallic yarn embroiderd on silk velvet, coral beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes